How do you pursue a Career in Columnist?

Career in Columnist

I find a Career in Columnist very interesting. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Columnist is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Columnist. My research about a Career in Columnistbecame a lot more meaningful when I found: 

Maanas Lal’s take!

With 12 years & 3 months of professional experience, Maanas Lal understands Columnist. Maanas Lal has worked in Columnist as Author in Various Creative Assignments. In Maanas Lal’s own words, this is how Maanas Lal got into Columnist: “I have been writing a weekly feature for Himanchal Times since 2004.”Maanas Lal has a profile in a very interesting format on: 

Career Video on Columnist

In a video, Maanas Lal has talked about various aspects of a Career in Columnist. Maanas Lal started by explaining Columnist as: “A columnist is someone who writes for publication in a series, creating an article that usually offers commentary and opinions.” It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

It was a welcome change to see the video touch upon Education as theoretical knowledge needed to excel at Columnist, and not merely as Qualifications needed to enter Columnist. Maanas Lal touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Vocabulary
  • Literature
  • General Knowledge

90% success in real life depends on Skills. It is crucial to understand these.
Maanas Lal then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Columnist:

  • Conceptualization
  • Topic Specific Fact Gathering
  • Sticking to a Word Limit
  • Planning Paragraph
  • Conveying a Message

Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
Maanas Lal believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Columnist:

  • Outlet of Emotions
  • Medium to Reach Out to People
  • Confidence Building
  • Creative Satisfaction

Challenges are the other side of Positives and this Career is no exception.
And, Maanas Lal believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Columnist:

  • Monotonous

In the final section of the video Maanas Lal talks about How a day goes in a Career in Columnist. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Columnist, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

Career Counseling 2.0

This video on a Career in Columnist opened my eyes to a completely new perspective and got me interested in LifePage. LifePage has created the largest knowledge repository of Careers in the whole world. I salute the efforts of Team LifePage. I also encourage you to learn more about LifePage on: 

Similar Career Talks on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

Information about other Careers

These articles have similar information about other Career options:


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